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ves·try / ˈvestrē/ • n. (pl. -tries) a room or building attached to a church, used as an office and for changing into vestments. ∎  a meeting of parishioners, originally in a vestry, for the conduct of parochial business. ∎  a body of parishioners meeting in such a way.

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vestry a room or building attached to a church, used as an office and for changing into ceremonial vestments; a meeting of parishioners, originally in a vestry, for the conduct of parochial business; a body of parishioners meeting in such a way.

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vestry.
1. Room adjoining the chancel in a church where the vestments are kept and the clergy are vested.

2. Sacristy, often large, where books, sacred vessels, and vestments are stored, and where meetings may be held.

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Vestry

in the Church of England, the body which administers the affairs of the church or parish, hence, the collective body of churchwardens, 1672.

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